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adjective as in rival

adjective as in warring

Strongest match

Strong match

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We’re all trying to support restaurants in our own ways, and honestly, the love we have for the industry as a whole is making the effort to “support restaurants” seem like a vague and unending battle.

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Most people are not poachers, ivory collectors or intentionally harming wildlife, but silence or indifference to the battle at hand is as deadly.

While “Age of Calamity” can feel like an uneven series of battle ballets, it does have its share of astonishing dances.

For them, it’s a battle for local control over setting water rates.

Amid battles over such issues, however, the state has gone from predictably Republican to a tossup.

We also see her physically battling Sheriff Clark, but the camera focuses on her falling to the ground.

A few Republicans, such as Christie and Walker, made their names battling the unions.

On my short list of the great rock voices of all time, he is battling for the top spot with Mick Jagger.

It was a traditional burial—the kind that the government is now battling—that led to the first outbreak.

Are the guys from Vanity Fair and Time battling it out and trying to get gangster with each other?

"I could not go alone," said Ruth, and her tone was that of one still battling with a notion that is repugnant.

Not until the colonies threw off the royal yoke and were battling for freedom was the secret told.

It was a terrific struggle; not the skillful sparring of trained fighters, but the rough and tumble battling of primitive giants.

A life of perpetual arguing, squabbling and battling,—one's neighbors being such an unreasonable set!

Here is a scene from Rentsch, which falls out in Friedrich's time; and which brought much battling and broiling to him and his.


On this page you'll find 273 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to battling, such as: aggressive, antagonistic, bellicose, combative, contentious, and hostile.

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